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Old 10-21-2012, 03:00 PM   #1
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Wierd Coraline Algae Help.....

Anyone ever have their Coraline Algae turn green? Whatever this is, it's putting a dent in my purple Coraline and taking over the rocks. It's hard so I know its not slime algae or hair algae...
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Old 10-21-2012, 04:07 PM   #2
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Green is just one of the many colors of coralline. It doesn't turn green, it is green. Most of us are used to seeing the purple & pink, but there is also green, yellow, orange, blue, red.......
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Green is just one of the many colors of coralline. It doesn't turn green, it is green. Most of us are used to seeing the purple & pink, but there is also green, yellow, orange, blue, red.......
Hmm my LFS told me its bad calcerous algae growing and killing the Purp coraline algae
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I also have green and purple coralline , looks cool I think . Eventually the purple takes over the Rock in my case , I only see the green in the start .
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Old 10-21-2012, 04:25 PM   #5
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Looks to me like it's the color of the rock underneath... Maybe something is eating the coralline? My sea urchin has made 75% of the coralline on my rocks go bye bye 8-(
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Old 10-21-2012, 07:07 PM   #6
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Looks to me like it's the color of the rock underneath... Maybe something is eating the coralline? My sea urchin has made 75% of the coralline on my rocks go bye bye 8-(
No urchins in the tank. Just 2 clowns and some hermits.
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Old 10-22-2012, 03:29 PM   #7
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I also have green and purple coralline , looks cool I think . Eventually the purple takes over the Rock in my case , I only see the green in the start .
Hmm this didn't start until I started using Purple Up additive.
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Old 10-22-2012, 03:41 PM   #8
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If you're using reef salt and watching your levels, purple up is a waste. It's just concentrated ca and mg.
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Old 10-22-2012, 03:42 PM   #9
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Did you use "real reef" rocks by any chance?
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